NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover just sent back a stunning new selfie from the red planet

Business Insider | 2/2/2018 | Kevin Loria
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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover recently sent back a series of photos showing the view of planet's Gale Crater from Vera Rubin Ridge.

The rover also sent back a selfie with Mount Sharp in the background.

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In the past five and a half years, the rover has gone about 1,100 feet up and covered approximately 11 miles from its landing site.

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover is still on the move.

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The latest Rover selfie, seen above, is stitched together from a series of shots taken on the red planet's Vera Rubin Ridge inside Gale Crater. In the photo, the rover is on the base of Mount Sharp, which you can see peeking up behind the rover.

This is indeed a selfie — really, a series of them — but the arm holding the self-focusing camera was removed when the...
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